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Aug 27, 2015

Habits for Project Managers

Could it be that the habits you develop today determine the life you live tomorrow? As project managers, we make endless choices throughout the day--how to use our time, how to interact with stakeholders, how to solve a problem. Our guest for this episode is Gretchen Rubin, who suggests that developing effective habits is a key responsibility for those who want to build a successful tomorrow.

Gretchen is the author of a new book entitled Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives.

To learn more about Gretchen and her book, visit


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Margaret Thatcher on Habits

Here's a clip from The Iron Lady, giving Margaret Thatcher's take on habits:


In this episode, Gretchen mentions a Public Service Announcement from Yul Brynner about not smoking. Here it is: